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Ensuring Living Wage Attainment Among High School Graduates: The Challenges and the Opportunities

Years of data have made clear that educational attainment, the highest level of education an individual receives, is one of the strongest factors determining lifetime earning potential. This means the plans graduating [...]
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Voters in the Garland, Irving, and Carrollton-Farmers Branch ISD boundaries made a transformational investment in the future of education in their communities by supporting their [...]

Voters in the Cedar Hill, Garland, Irving, and Carrollton-Farmers Branch ISD boundaries have an opportunity to make a transformational investment in the future of education [...]

In September of 2011, newly-elected Mayor Mike Rawlings and I announced the formation of the Commit Partnership. We did so in the belief that the [...]

Today’s teachers are responsible for preparing the workforce of tomorrow. Research demonstrates that the quality of a teacher's preparation directly correlates with their classroom performance [...]

An estimated 86% of all good full-time jobs in the U.S. require a postsecondary credential. By 2030, 62% of all Texas jobs will require the [...]

Citing the benefits that high-impact tutoring has on improving student outcomes, Commit Partnership Senior Director of Academic Recovery Dr. Sharla Horton-Williams urged the Texas House [...]

Teachers are the biggest in-school factor on student achievement, but many are leaving the classroom in what’s been referred to by master educator Shareefah Mason [...]

The legislative process is often contentious, and the 87th Texas Legislature was certainly no exception. But amidst several heated debates, we were heartened to find [...]

Tthe road to recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, now entering its second year, will be long and complex.

After serving for a year on the Texas Commission for Public School Finance, Senate Education Chair Larry Taylor (R-Friendswood) filed legislation on March 8th to [...]

After a year’s worth of inquiry and research into Texas’ public school finance system, House Public Education Chair Dan Huberty (R-Houston) filed legislation Tuesday to [...]

For the past 12 months, a select commission of lawmakers, educators, and community members collaborated on a detailed set of recommendations for the Texas Legislature to [...]